Posts Tagged ‘photosharing’

The Great Instagram Purge Vaporizes Millions of Spammy ‘User’ Accounts

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After announcing that it had passed 300 million active users earlier this month, Instagram warned that it would be cracking down on spam accounts and that users may see their follower counts drop as a result. It has come to pass.

If your follower counts just dropped noticeably, you’re seeing the effects of the Great Instagram Purge, which has wiped out millions upon millions of accounts.
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500px iOS App Update Brings Lightroom-Powered Editing and a Built-In Camera

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500px released a major update to its iOS app today. Users can now take advantage of an in-app camera and editing tools powered by Adobe Lightroom technologies.
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EyeEm Unveils Version 5: Open Edit Feature Lets You See How Others Processed Their Shots

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Photosharing service EyeEm has rolled out version 5 of its popular app. The main new feature to appear is one called Open Edit, which lets you explore the edits other photographers have used on their photos.
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Fyuse is a ‘Spatial Photo’ App That Lets You Capture and Share Your World in 3D

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Fyuse is a new “spatial photography” app that wants to be the Instagram of 3D photos. Capture a dynamic photo by moving your phone around during capture, and viewers will be able to explore your 3D photo by tilting their phone in their hands.
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Facebook Now Auto-Enhancing Your Smartphone Photos

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Ready to see an improvement in all of your Facebook friends’ snaps? Facebook is rolling out a new auto-enhance feature for its mobile app that will automatically correct things like light, shadows, and clarity in your smartphone shots.
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Instagram Passes 300 Million Users, Now Larger Than Twitter

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Instagram has officially passed the 300 million user mark, making it more popular than Twitter (which reported 284 million six weeks ago).
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Yovo Photo Sharing App Uses Slatted Fence Optical Trick to Prevent Screenshots

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In the ongoing app battle to keep private photos safe and sound from unintended recipients (and the general public), a new app called Yovo – You Only View Once – brings an interesting technology to the table.

It’s called D-fence, and is based around the idea that your eyes can see what’s behind a slatted fence as you’re driving by at a high speed.
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Microsoft Xim is an App That Helps You Share Your Photos Without Sharing Your Phone

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If you ever hand your phone over to family and friends with hesitance, afraid they might swipe over one photo too far when you’re trying to show them a few photos, Microsoft Research’s new app Xim might just save you from a few nerve-wracking moments.

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Tiiny Eases the Anxiety of Sharing Photos by Keeping Pictures Small and Disposable

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After a few teasers made their way around the Web earlier this week, new photo-sharing app Tiiny live and ready for use. Created by an all-star team of designers and developers led by Digg founder Kevin Rose, Tiiny is a unique photo-sharing app that hopes to address the anxiety of sharing photos and videos by keeping the them small and disposable.

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Photo-Sharing Platform EyeEm Teams Up With HuffPo to Provide Publishers with Relevant Photos

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Photo-sharing platform EyeEm has officially inked a deal with The Huffington Post that will allow the AOL-owned publisher to use EyeEm’s growing archives to find relevant imagery for its content.

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